2 men accused of stealing from home of man who recently died in Rutherford Co.

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William Harrill and Doyle Dezio (Source: Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office)

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C. (WSPA) – Two men are accused of stealing items from a home where a man recently died in Rutherford County.

According to the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to a home of a man who recently died in the Bills Creek area Wednesday.

Before the deputies arrived, the two men were actively trespassing at the time of the 911 call, stealing property from the home.

Deputies arrived in time to find the suspect’s truck full of items from the home including catalytic converters.

Deputies identified the suspects as Doyle Anthony Dezio and William “Billy” Mitchell Harrill. Dezio was taken into custody but Harrill ran from the scene.

Dezio and Harrill were both charged with breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, safe cracking, possession of a firearm by felon and larceny of motor vehicle parts.

According to the sheriff’s office, William Harrill was arrested Thursday evening and is currently in the Rutherford County Detention on a $100,000 bond.

Doyle Dezio is currently in the Rutherford County Detention Center with a $95,000.00 bond.

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